gun rights

gun debate

What Is the Relationship Between Gun Ownership and Mental Health?

Our new series 'Maybe I'm Wrong' wants to spur meaningful conversation around the gun debate.
Krishna Andavolu

Court Documents Show the NRA's Unhinged Rhetoric Being Used Against It

The gun-rights giant says it's bleeding money, and a legal battle with its old insurance broker suggests politics are a big part of the problem.
Alex Yablon
Mike Spies

Armed Militias Have a Choice to Make After Charlottesville

One prominent group has issued a "stand down order", saying it feared being associated with racist protesters.
Ben Hallman
gun control

The Good Guy with a Gun Theory, Debunked

Analyzing 37 years of data, a Stanford team finds no basis for a theory at the heart of the modern gun-rights movement.
Alex Yablon

Why It's So Easy for the Mentally Ill to Get and Keep Guns in America

The alleged Fort Lauderdale airport shooter was one of several recent high-profile gunmen who suffered from psychiatric issues but did not meet the high bar for a firearms ban.
Maura Ewing
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

The Founder of Black Guns Matter on How to Reduce Urban Violence

"Guns are everywhere in my neighborhood. I want my community to know what bullets can do—and how they can exercise their rights."
Maj Toure, as told to Mike Spies

What I Learned About My Father from Inheriting His Guns

After my dad died, I wanted nothing to do with his guns. Years later, they revealed a connection we never had in life.
Monica Potts

A Very Incomplete List of People Gun Rights Activists Think Should Be Armed

America won't be safe until every judge, preacher, pilot, bar patron, and doctor is armed to the teeth.
Harry Cheadle

America Is Stuck with Assault Weapons

Despite the pleas of gun control advocates, it doesn't seem likely that the country will do much to prevent another Orlando.
Harry Cheadle

I Fooled the Internet with a Petition to Allow Guns at the Republican Convention

It started out as a joke, but my petition ended up attracting more than 50,000 signatures and becoming a national news story.
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Why the NRA Would Not or Could Not Stop Donald Trump

For all its perceived influence, the gun rights group declined to join the conservative effort to derail the GOP's unwelcome frontrunner.
Mike Spies
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Gun Rights Activists Are Planning a Fake Mass Shooting at the University of Texas

What could go wrong?
Brian McManus